Little Sam Trail

At A Glance


1.3 mi one-way

Steepness: Climbs Moderately
Tread Condition: Moderately Rough
Blaze Color: Yellow
Trail Number: 347

This trail is located in the Black Balsam area. For a list of all the trails in that area, see the Black Balsam trails list page.


Connects the Flat Laurel Creek to the Mountains to Sea trail, providing several loop options. High elevation trail. Follows old road/railroad grades with one larger stream crossing. Very muddy and wet, and somewhat overgrown. Passes above a very interesting, wild valley. Nice views of Little Sam Knob near the upper end.

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Total Calculated Length: 1.3 mi

This value is derived from our underlying map data, so it may not match officially published information.

Intersecting Trails

  • Mountains to Sea Section 2
  • Flat Laurel Creek
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